With the passing of the prolific poet, playwright, essayist, and critic Amiri Baraka, one of the literary giants of the 20th century was called home.
By Omowale-Ketu Oladuwa There has been no time since 1967 When the chariots of war did not rumble, and The dogs of destruction did not grind their metal teeth, Ironbirds whining in mental nitespace infrared sights locked on target. The Blues of Black Life awoke singing Her pulse a blood-rent throb /blond wig Testament […]
The IPFW Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is scheduled to host “A Tribute to King in Spoken Word” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Jan. 15.
(GIN)—A video tribute to Nelson Mandela by poetess Maya Angelou is being distributed widely over the Internet. Ms. Angelou reads the poem with deep feeling on the video, which was heard recently on the news show DemocracyNow! The American novelist, in an interview with CBS New York, described meeting Mandela in the 1960s. Mandela and […]
According AAHA member Gene Butler, the annual ball is the group’s primary means to raise scholarship funds for young African Americans enrolled in various healthcare programs—medicine, dental, pharmacy, nursing, physical therapy and other related healthcare practitioner fields.
The Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture (TRIAAC) invites you to a Post-Labor Day Community Fish Fry, featuring the best fried fish in the city,with a daylong celebration of live entertainment by community talent.